While we have dozens of periodic tables, these free wallpapers are reader favorites! You can download these HD periodic tables to your desktop or mobile device or print them to make handouts, study aids, or posters. This is a small sampling of the wallpapers that are available. You may also wish to view the full list of wallpapers or the full list of printable tables.
Color Periodic Tables
These are the go-to periodic tables for essential element facts, such as element name, symbol, group, atomic mass, and element number.
Specialty Periodic Tables
Here are couple of the most popular specialty tables. The first shows the most common electrical charges of an atom of each element. This is essentially equivalent to the common oxidation states of the element.
This next table shows the relative size of atoms of the elements compared with each other. This is an interesting way to see the trend in atomic radius according to groups and periods.
Unusual Periodic Table Wallpapers
This brightly colored hexagon table appears radioactive. On a screen, it seems to glow. No, the hexagons don’t allow the element groups to line up neatly. We were just playing around with interesting patterns.
This cat table was made just for fun. Cats like chemistry, too!
Blank Periodic Table
Here’s the most popular blank periodic table wallpaper. You can print it to practice elements or color it in with whatever you like, to make your own custom periodic table.